NOVELS AND SHORT STORIES BY AUTHOR

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TamTam Books

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Paperback, 8.75 x 5.5 in. / 284 pgs.

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Catalog: SPRING 2012 p. 47   

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Autumn in Peking

By Boris Vian. Introduction by Marc Lapprand. Translated Paul Knobloch.

Autumn in Peking takes place in an imaginary desert called Exopotamie, where a train station and a railway line are under construction. Homes are destroyed to lay the lines, which turn out to lead nowhere. In part a satire on the reconstruction of postwar Paris, Vianís novel also conjures a darker version of Alice in Wonderland.
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Beauty and ugliness define the two poles of Vianís outlook. As a literary writer, the man who moved in the same social orbit as Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre, Vian wrote absurdist fantasias filled with eccentrics and romantic dreamers. His novels can get dark, but they are full of puns, slapstick, and comedy. Love and weird beauty figure in Autumn in Peking, where a number of people, obsessive types, build a train station and railway tracks in a desert no one visits.

Autumn in Peking

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FROM THE BOOK
"As he swept the remains into a sewage ditch, the city sanitation worker noticed the peculiar green color of the lungs of the little dog that had been crushed by Agathe Marion who, as usual, was driving recklessly. Soon after, the sewer began vomiting things up and traffic had to be rerouted for several days."
óExcerpted from Autumn in Peking.

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The Black Flame of Paradise (A Novel)

THE BLACK FLAME OF PARADISE (A NOVEL)

By Zachary Cahill. Preface by Catherine Malabou.

MOUSSE PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9788867493395
USD $19.00
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Pub Date: 2/19/2019
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Room 225-6: A Novel

ROOM 225-6: A NOVEL

By Karsten Schubert.

RIDINGHOUSE

ISBN: 9781909932029
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Pub Date: 7/1/2015
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The Mayor of Leipzig

THE MAYOR OF LEIPZIG

By Rachel Kushner.

KARMA BOOKS, NEW YORK

ISBN: 9781949172478
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Pub Date: 4/20/2021
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Moby-Dick

MOBY-DICK

By Herman Melville. Illustrated by Alex Katz.

KARMA BOOKS, NEW YORK

ISBN: 9781949172430
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Pub Date: 10/20/2020
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A Nine-Year-Old Aviator

A NINE-YEAR-OLD AVIATOR

By Raul Ruiz. Edited by Daniele Riviere. Illustrations by Camila Mora-Scheihing. Translation by Catherine Petit, Paul Buck.

DIS VOIR

ISBN: 9782914563994
USD $15.00
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Pub Date: 3/9/2021
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The Man of Jasmine & Other Texts

THE MAN OF JASMINE & OTHER TEXTS

By Unica ZŁrn. Introduction and translation by Malcolm Green.

ATLAS PRESS

ISBN: 9781900565820
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Pub Date: 1/12/2021
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Potsdamer Platz, or, The Nights of the New Messiah

POTSDAMER PLATZ, OR, THE NIGHTS OF THE NEW MESSIAH

By Curt Corrinth. Introduction and translation by W.C. Bamberger. Illustrations by Paul Klee.

WAKEFIELD PRESS

ISBN: 9781939663672
USD $13.95
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Pub Date: 4/27/2021
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Malpertuis

MALPERTUIS

By Jean Ray. Introduction and translation by Iain White. Afterword by Scott Nicolay.

WAKEFIELD PRESS

ISBN: 9781939663702
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Pub Date: 5/18/2021
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Sens-Plastique

SENS-PLASTIQUE

By Malcolm de Chazal. Foreword by W.H. Auden. Introduction and translation by Irving Weiss.

WAKEFIELD PRESS

ISBN: 9781939663689
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Pub Date: 6/22/2021
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The Die Is Cast

THE DIE IS CAST

By Robert Desnos. Introduction and translation by Jesse L. Anderson.

WAKEFIELD PRESS

ISBN: 9781939663696
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Pub Date: 6/1/2021
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I Guess All We Have Is Freedom

I GUESS ALL WE HAVE IS FREEDOM

By Genpei Akasegawa. Translated by Matthew Fargo.

KAYA PRESS

ISBN: 9781885030726
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Pub Date: 5/25/2021
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Brief Lives of Idiots

BRIEF LIVES OF IDIOTS

By Ermanno Cavazzoni. Introduction and translation by Jamie Richards.

WAKEFIELD PRESS

ISBN: 9781939663535
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Pub Date: 1/12/2021
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